The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for it and then chopping and cooking and braising and blanching. Then it takes 20 minutes to eat it and everybody sort of sits around in a food coma, and then it takes four hours to clean it up.
—- Ted Allen
No pictures, please — we’re all too tired!
(It ain’t over till it’s over: stay tuned, or relax and listen again to Barbara Cook.)